Single Label Domain (SLD) and Azure AD Connect

The SLD Azure AD case Some time ago I was at this customer where I needed to setup Azure AD from 2 forests and 7 domains. Essentially this customer wanted to move to Office 365 Exchange Online. When I was making an inventory of these domains I came across a Single Label Domain (SLD). And … Continue reading Single Label Domain (SLD) and Azure AD Connect

An easy way to manage your organization with Intune

Next up Intune Since some time Microsoft has been promoting lots of companies to go with Intune. Most of these companies want to use a solution like Intune but sometime already have a system in place which takes care of their mobile devices. Think about Airwatch or Mobile Iron. Most of the time Intune gets … Continue reading An easy way to manage your organization with Intune

How to disable Office Groups and Teams creation the right way.

Why disable groups/ teams creation Some companies want to permit access to group and our teams creation. There can be many reasons for this. For instance you want to disable the creation of groups and teams to be more in control over these features. To do this the right way it is recommended that only … Continue reading How to disable Office Groups and Teams creation the right way.

Cheat sheet with all Ports and rules needed for a Skype 2015 Onpremise environment

Skype For Business Ports As in my previous post i will share a cheat sheet with you. This time the cheat sheet refers to a Skype For Business Onpremise implementation. To make things easier for myself, I created an overview of all ports and ip adresses that hits firewalls and network of customers. TThe document … Continue reading Cheat sheet with all Ports and rules needed for a Skype 2015 Onpremise environment

Cheat sheet with all Ports and rules needed for a Exchange Hybrid Infrastructure

Exchange Hybrid Ports Cheat Sheet When working with Exchange I sometimes come to clients who already have a hybrid exchange configured environment. In many cases this is when the hybrid configuration does not work. To make things easier for myself, I created an overview that eliminates the pain of firewalls and networks. To help you … Continue reading Cheat sheet with all Ports and rules needed for a Exchange Hybrid Infrastructure

Migrate Exchange Hybrid Server to another other domain

Migrate Exchange Hybrid server If you just want to manage the users in Exchange Online and you want to keep Exchange Hybrid, it is recommended to keep one hybrid server connected to your Office 365. You have to make sure that you migrate the rest of the mailboxes¬† to Office 365. When all users are … Continue reading Migrate Exchange Hybrid Server to another other domain

Migrating Azure AD connect to new Active directory domain

Migrate Azure AD connect When you want to migrate Azure AD Connect to another domain, so things can become pretty complicated. These kind of migrations can also create a lot of issues and unknown errors. The best thing to do before you start such a migration is to prepare this scenario in a testlab. Disable … Continue reading Migrating Azure AD connect to new Active directory domain

Retention Policy and Litigation hold

Most of the times Security is unfamiliar terrain when it comes down to Litigation hold and Retention Policies. In this blog post i will explain when to use Litigation hold and when it is best to use the Retention policy in Office 365. Litigation Hold When you search on Technet or Google for litigation hold … Continue reading Retention Policy and Litigation hold

Revoke Access from compromised office 365 account

Revoke access When you have aaccount in your organization that has been hacked or compromised you need to take immediate action to prevent a security dilemma inside of your organization. For instance when the credentials of a account are compromised. This account can be used for sending out bad emails with malware¬† and even worse … Continue reading Revoke Access from compromised office 365 account

Microsoft Office 365 groups and Office 365 teams Expiry

Yesterday Microsoft has introduced a feature within Office groups to set an expiry date. What does this means. What does this mean This means that you can set a 30 days expiration of a group. When the experation date is passed the owner of the group gets a notification to renew the expiration date for … Continue reading Microsoft Office 365 groups and Office 365 teams Expiry